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Is Your Teen Walking With Christ?

April 18, 2017

Even parents who do everything right to bring their kids up to have a strong faith have no guarantee it will "stick." Jessica Thompson talks about how she faked it to look like a Christian kid, even though she wasn't. Don Whitney tells an encouraging story about the tiny deposits you put into your "Oaks of Righteousness."

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How do you teach the gospel to a 3-year-old? Bedtime is a great time for Theology 101! Hear more from guests Voddie Baucham, Bruce Ware, Sally Lloyd-Jones, and Jim Elliff.
April 17, 2017
Susan Yates, author of the book, "Risky Faith," talks about making a conscious choice to trust God each moment of the day. Yates, a mother of five grown children, remembers her first Christmas as an empty-nester and the lesson God taught her that first holiday season as she sat alone by the Christmas tree, pondering this new season of life.
April 14, 2017
Are you trusting God with life's details? Emotionally and physically depleted author Susan Yates whispered "Help me, Lord," and was surprised by the words God spoke to her heart. Her solution, she realized, wasn't to struggle to trust more, but to get to know how big God was. That day rerouted her faith and sent her on a quest to get to know God's heart better. 
April 13, 2017
CEO Brad Hewitt asks believers to consider the benefits of generosity. Is success earning all you can, or giving all you can? Whether giving our finances, time or talent, generosity blesses not only those who receive, but also those who give. Hewitt reminds us that God is generous, and wants us to be likewise.
April 12, 2017
Brad Hewitt, CEO of Thrivent Financial, tells how consumerism thwarts our walk with God. As a culture, we've bought into the lie that having more will make us happy, but research doesn't support this. Hewitt reminds us that it isn't how much you have, but what your heart longs for that determines whether you will be content.
April 11, 2017
Brad Hewitt, CEO of Thrivent Financial, challenges listeners to adopt a new money mindset in which God owns it all, and we are merely stewards of His money. Hewitt delves into the concept of stewardship, and reminds us to ask ourselves when we're making financial decisions, "Who am I serving?"
April 10, 2017
Hollywood and Christianity often seem at odds—but are they really? Screenwriter and author Brian Bird shares about his role in the making of a new motion picture that hits theaters everywhere this weekend.
April 7, 2017
Is your teen prepared for adulthood? Dennis and Barbara Rainey, parents of six grown children, identify four key areas of a child's life that parents must strive to develop before launching them into the big, wide world.
April 6, 2017
Are you married to a controlling man? Are you controlling? If so, there is help for you. Ron Welch, an associate professor of counseling at Denver Seminary, and his wife, Jan, talk about the challenges their marriage faced before Ron found help for his controlling behavior.
April 5, 2017
What is the underlying reason for controlling behavior? Fundamentally, it’s insecurity. Ron Welch describes the psychological profiles of a controlling husband and his wife. Ron and his wife, Jan, explain how the truth of the gospel is healing their marriage.
April 4, 2017
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FamilyLife Today® is a weekday podcast featuring fun, engaging conversations that help families grow together with Jesus while pursuing the relationships that matter most.

About Dave and Ann Wilson

Dave and Ann Wilson are co-hosts of FamilyLife Today©, FamilyLife’s nationally-syndicated radio program.

Dave and Ann have been married for more than 40 years and have spent the last 35 teaching and mentoring couples and parents across the country. They have been featured speakers at FamilyLife’s Weekend to Remember® since 1993, and have also hosted their own marriage conferences across the country.

Dave and Ann helped plant Kensington Community Church in Detroit, Michigan where they served together in ministry for more than three decades, wrapping up their time at Kensington in 2020.

The Wilsons are the creative force behind DVD teaching series Rock Your Marriage and The Survival Guide To Parenting, as well as authors of the recently released books Vertical Marriage (Zondervan, 2019) and No Perfect Parents (Zondervan, 2021).

Dave is a graduate of the International School of Theology, where he received a Master of Divinity degree. A Ball State University Hall of Fame Quarterback, Dave served the Detroit Lions as Chaplain for thirty-three years. Ann attended the University of Kentucky. She has been active with Dave in ministry as a speaker, writer, small group leader, and mentor to countless women.

The Wilsons live in the Detroit area. They have three grown sons, CJ, Austin, and Cody, three daughters-in-law, and a growing number of grandchildren.

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